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Cako Bakery

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211 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
+1 415-399-1869
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Description: San Francisco bakery, specializing in cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more...
San Francisco bakery, specializing in cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries, including same day delivery, customization, breakfast/lunch/dinner catering and more.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
So yummy I went twice!!!

I had no idea that this place was involved in Cupcake Wars until after I came back from my trip, and I can see clearly why....they are THAT delicious! We ordered a plethora of different types, the banana cream and Samoas being my faves! I am going back to San Francisco for these babies!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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San Angelo, Texas, United States
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San Angelo, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I had no idea that this place was involved in Cupcake Wars until after I came back from my trip, and I can see clearly why....they are THAT delicious! We ordered a plethora of different types, the banana cream and Samoas being my faves! I am going back to San Francisco for these babies!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I had the salted caramel stuffed cupcake. It was the best cupcake I ever had by far! delish! highly recommended. they have a kiosk in the Westfield mall also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I've been many places trying cupcakes, but none have topped this place. Wow! We stumbled upon this place after eating sushi. Boy am I glad we did! Moist cupcakes with very cool creations. On my list for when I return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

They have a few places around the city but have only tried this one. They are a little bit on the pricey side but once you have tasted them you will see why.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My husband and I split the apple pie one and It was so delicious! I would definitely go back of another!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

While visiting San Francisco, Cako is an awesome place to go - just seeing all the cupcakes and macaroons makes for a worthwhile stop into this bakery. There's a huge variety, and everything tasted delicious! Reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

As I was walking back and forth to different convention locations, I passed Cako. My sweet tooth is ridiculous and I consider sugar a food group. I stopped in and ordered a banana pudding cupcake. Really??? Who's gonna pass that up???? It did not fail to please. Not too sweet at all, fluffy frosting, banana cream middle and banana cake.... More 

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Winterville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had just got off the bus that we had taken from Ocean Beach. We weren't hungry, but it had been a long day. As I looked up, there was this piece of heaven. I peaked in the door, and saw to my amazement, rows and rows of super delicious and beautifully arranged cupcakes. Banana pudding to mape bacon, to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Staying at the Marriott Marquis, and wanted a treat one day; this cupcake place is inside of a small mall area nearby,and well worth a visit. There are some great flavor choices, but I'm glad they also have some of the best basics, like a red velvet cupcake that defines what we in the South know to be true red... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Seriously this place is perfect -- if you're feeling down -- a cupcake from Cako will make you feel like all is well in the world again. Get the one with sprinkles all over it. It will change your life -- and make you feel like it's your birthday :)

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Address: 211 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
Phone Number: +1 415-399-1869
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square

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  • Address: 211 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-399-1869

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San Francisco bakery, specializing in cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries, including same day delivery, customization, breakfast/lunch/dinner catering and more.

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